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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Kiritimati. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the May 26, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, May 27, 2021

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 10:49 PM136°Southeast58.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 11:50 PM161°South-southeast65.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMay 27 at 1:19 AM210°South-southwest63.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 2:48 AM234°Southwest48.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 3:49 AM242°West-southwest35.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KiritimatiLooks like in KiritimatiPath of the eclipse
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30 / Dec 1, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 9, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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